Maryland Senator Karen Montgomery [D]

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MDSB94PassRepealing the authority of specified governmental units to adopt a fee structure to cover specified costs for system services; altering a specified definition for the purpose of repealing the authority of specified governmental units to adopt a fee s...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 149
MDSB90VetoAuthorizing a court to appoint a guardian of the person of a disabled person for a limited period of time under specified circumstances; specifying that specified rights, duties, and powers that a court may order include the duty to file a specified ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB15VetoEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Implementation of a Dyslexia Education Program; providing for the composition of the Task Force including one representative each from the Public School Superintendents Association of Maryland, the Maryland St...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB157PassAltering the health care providers who provide consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of a mental or emotional disorder to which minors who are 16 years old and older have the same capacity as an adult to consent; providing that the capacity to conse...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 327
MDSB160VetoAuthorizing the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors to issue a public cease and desist order or impose a civil fine of no more than $5,000 per offense for specified violations of specified provisions of law under specified circumstances; ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB198VetoRequiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to provide to specified health occupations boards a list of specified recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health disparities, and health literacy; requiring each bo...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB187PassAuthorizing the Maryland Hospital Association, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, health occupations boards, the Governor's Workforce Investment Board, and specified other entities and parties, to establish a workgroup t...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 329
MDSB210PassProhibiting an institution of postsecondary education from requiring, requesting, suggesting, or causing a student, an applicant, or a prospective student to grant access to, allow observation of, or disclose information that allows access to or obse...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 466
MDSB269PassExpanding the relief that may be awarded in a final protective order to include any other relief that a judge determines is necessary to protect a person eligible for relief from abuse.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 335
MDSB258VetoEstablishing the Commission on Climate Change in the Department of the Environment to advise the Governor and General Assembly on ways to mitigate the causes of, prepare for, and adapt to the consequences of climate change; establishing the membershi...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB251VetoRequiring the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to require, on or before July 1, 2016, specified certificate holders applying for renewal of a certificate as a school counselor to have obtained, by a method determined by the Board, s...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB297PassEstablishing the Task Force on Family Caregiving and Long-Term Supports; providing for the composition, staff, and duties of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation; authorizing the reimbursement o...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDSB328VetoAltering the term of a license to conduct business to provide private detective services to 3 years.
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB347VetoAuthorizing licensed physicians, podiatrists, and advanced practice nurses to enter into prescriber-pharmacist agreements for therapy management contracts; requiring the submission of specified documents to specified health occupations boards; requir...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB391PassClarifying that a specified process for regulating crematories must provide for the registration of crematory operators or the issuance of permits for operating crematories; requiring specified applicants to the State Board of Morticians and Funeral ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 167
MDSB334VetoAltering a specified definition for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 to determine the number of students used to calculate the State compensatory education grant for schools that participate in the federal community eligibility provision for school meals; ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB374PassProhibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims; requiring the court to consider and give special attention to specified factors in determining the amount of...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 165
MDSB415PassRequiring the clerks of the circuit courts and registers of wills to make available to the public information about registering with the State donor registry; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to provide a method by which an individual doing...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 348
MDSB433PassRequiring licensed funeral establishments or holders of permits for the business of operating a crematory in the possession of unclaimed cremated human remains for 90 days or more to provide identifying information to specified veterans service organ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 349
MDSB7VetoClarifying that the prohibition against selling, distributing, or offering for sale an electronic device to a minor that can be used to deliver nicotine includes any component for the device or product used to refill or resupply the device; clarifyin...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB482PassEstablishing that it is lawful under a specified provision of law for a law enforcement officer to intercept a specified oral communication with a specified device under specified circumstances; requiring on or before January 1, 2016, the Maryland Po...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 128
MDSB542PassEstablishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Council; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Council; prohibiting a member of the Council from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of specified expenses; re...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358
MDSB490PassEstablishing the Capital Grant Program for Local School Systems With Significant Enrollment Growth or Relocatable Classrooms; requiring the Interagency Committee on Public School Construction to implement and administer the Program; specifying requir...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 355
MDSB601PassReestablishing the African American Heritage Preservation Program in the Maryland Historical Trust to identify and preserve buildings, communities, and sites of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in the State; requi...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 371
MDSB607VetoEstablishing the Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders; specifying the purposes of the Joint Committee are to review the final report of the Governor's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force, review and monitor the activities ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB551VetoAuthorizing the legislative body of a local jurisdiction to adopt, modify, remand, or disapprove a specified plan or part of a plan, a plan for one or more geographic sections or divisions of the local jurisdiction, or an amendment to the plan; autho...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB622PassEstablishing the English Language Learner Liaison Pilot Program in the State Department of Education; requiring the Department to implement the Program in Prince George's County; specifying the purpose of the Program is to address the specific needs ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDSB521VetoEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Safe Harbor Policy for Youth Victims of Human Trafficking; specifying the purpose of the Workgroup; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from re...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB600PassIncreasing, from $250,000 to $375,000, the amount the Chesapeake Bay Trust is required to receive each fiscal year from the Environmental Trust Fund for funding energy conservation projects through the Chesapeake Conservation Corps Program; requiring...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
MDSB671VetoRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to establish a program to assist veterans and members of the military transitioning out of military service to obtain a commercial driver's license; requiring the Administration, as part of the program, to w...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB496PassAuthorizing the Maryland Higher Education Commission to enter into the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement; and exempting specified institutions that participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement from the requirement to register ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 175
MDSB705VetoProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, a rescue squad member, or any other first responder engaged in prov...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB520PassProviding that, in a prosecution for a specified charge relating to prostitution, it is an affirmative defense of duress if the defendant committed the act as a result of being a victim of an act of another who was charged with violating the human tr...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 357
MDSB497VetoEstablishing the Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments and Testing in Public Schools; requiring the State Department of Education to survey and assess specified data relating to local, State and federally mandated assessments; requiring ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB761PassEstablishing a Task Force on the Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding specified matters;...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDSB25VetoEstablishing the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology; altering the name of the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST) and the name of the Governing Board; altering the powers an...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB796PassAuthorizing any rebates received by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program to be used to provide specified services to eligible individuals under Part B of the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
MDSB808VetoEstablishing specified damages for which specified persons are liable for entering an area leased to another person for aquaculture purposes to harvest, damage, or transfer shellfish or to alter, damage, or remove any markings or equipment; requiring...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB71VetoExempting the Washington County Board of Education from specified requirements for appointment and reappointment of a Washington County Superintendent of Schools; requiring the State Superintendent of Schools, on or before November 1, 2015, to submit...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB852VetoRequiring each governmental unit that maintains public records to identify a representative who a member of the public should contact to request a public record, to maintain specified contact information and post the information on the unit's Web sit...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB853PassEstablishing the Ethan Saylor Alliance for Self-Advocates as Educators in the Department of Disabilities; establishing that the purpose of the Alliance is to advance the community inclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities and developmen...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
MDSB863PassRepealing the requirement that a specified county or municipality adopt and implement local laws or ordinances necessary to establish a watershed protection and restoration program; exempting a specified county from specified provisions of the Act; a...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 124
MDSB350PassIncreasing the participation goal from 0.5% to 1% for specified veteran-owned business enterprises for specified procurement contracts.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
MDSB335PassExempting victims of human trafficking from paying a specified out-of-county fee or out-of-region fee at community colleges in the State; authorizing each board of community college trustees to waive a specified out-of-county fee or out-of-region fee...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 340
MDSB122PassAltering specified definitions related to the regulation of milk products; repealing the limitation on the number of milk processor - farmstead cheese producer permits the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene may issue; repealing the requirement th...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14
MDSB183EnrollRequiring that the county boards of education receive a specified grant to reflect regional differences in the cost of education that are due to factors outside of the control of the local jurisdiction; repealing a provision that allowed for the redu...
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2015-04-14
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MDSB602PassEstablishing the Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; requiring the Council to develop a statewide framework of sentencing and corrections policies to further reduce the State's incarcera...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB626PassRequiring specified registered nurses who personally prepare and dispense specified drugs and devices in local health departments in accordance with specified provisions of law or to specified patients to comply with a specified formulary and specifi...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 44
MDSB498PassRequiring a specified law enforcement agency or other State or local agency to conduct an inventory of specified sexual assault kit evidence on or before January 1, 2016; requiring a specified agency to prepare a report regarding untested sexual assa...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 37
MDSB604PassEstablishing specified protections for interns and applicants for internships from specified discriminatory acts; providing that a specified intern has access to a specified complaint resolution procedure or, under specified circumstances, may file a...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 43
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